Gallery: Breezy Green-Roofed Faique Houses Nestle Into a Wild Forest in...

 
Duran & Hermida Arquitectos designed a group of green-roofed dwellings in a previously untouched portion of Ecuador's verdant Yunguilla Valley. Once the site of sugar cane plantations, this beautiful landscape is now set aside for small farmers and large holiday estates. Unlike the larger homes, these cubic, daylit houses spotted over on Arch Daily have a gentle impact on the environment since the designers oriented them around the surrounding Faique forest, which is completely wild.

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  1. Michael Bradley March 27, 2013 at 10:50 am

    Beautiful design, but apparently no wild animals live in that area either.

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